New U.S. Law Mandates Access to Clinical Notes: Implications for Patients and Clinicians

New U.S. Law Mandates Access to Clinical Notes: Implications for Patients and Clinicians

Financial Support: Dr. Blease is a John F. Keane & Family Visiting Scholar at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center. Ms. Walker, Dr. DesRoches, and Dr. Delbanco receive financial support from the Gordon and Betty Moore Foundation, Cambia Health Foundation, and Commonwealth Fund of New York. The funders had no role in designing or preparing the manuscript or in deciding to submit it for publication.

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Corresponding Author: Charlotte Blease, PhD, Division of General Medicine, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, 133 Brookline Avenue, Boston, MA 02215; e-mail, cblease@bidmc.harvard.edu.

Current Author Addresses: Dr. Blease: Division of General Medicine, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, 133 Brookline Avenue, Boston, MA 02215.

Ms. Walker: Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, 133 Brookline Avenue, Boston, MA 02215.

Dr. DesRoches: Harvard Medical School, 133 Brookline Avenue, 2nd Floor Annex, Boston, MA 02215.

Dr. Delbanco: Division of General Medicine, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, 133 Brookline Avenue, Boston, MA 02215.

Author Contributions: Conception and design: T.L. Delbanco.

Analysis and interpretation of the data: T.L. Delbanco, C.M. DesRoches.

Drafting of the article: C.R. Blease, T.L. Delbanco, C.M. DesRoches.

Critical revision for important intellectual content: T.L. Delbanco, C.M. DesRoches, J. Walker.

Final approval of the article: C.R. Blease, T.L. Delbanco, C.M. DesRoches, J. Walker.

Obtaining of funding: T.L. Delbanco, C.M. DesRoches.

Administrative, technical, or logistic support: T.L. Delbanco.

Collection and assembly of data: T.L. Delbanco, C.M. DesRoches.

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